|John Porter, Writer, Art Waves #50|
Poet and essayist John Porter has a rather wise aura about him, and Art Waves could think of no better guest to entertain on All Saints Day. He did not disappoint.
Keywords: poetry; essays; language; spiritual exploration
|Music and the Brain with John Picone, Art Waves #74|
What is happening when mothers all over the globe lean over infants and chant hello to them in that way that some people find annoying? A lot, as it turns out. Tune in to Art Waves and find out why sing-song should be freed from its status as a dirty word. Passionate music teacher John Picone has eloquent explanations of the various effects of music on the brain that will rock your world!
Keywords: development; language acquisition; music lessons; coordination; teamwork
|Stan White, Second Interview, Art Waves #32|
In his second visit to Art Waves, poet Stan White continues his brilliant analysis of poetry as a sound medium. His background in 3-D photography lends another dimension to his vision of the way art works. Don't miss this chance to sit at the knee of a visionary.
Keywords: poetry; three-dimensional photography; sound; metaphor; language
|Zimfira Poloz, Choral Conductor, Art Waves #132|
Renowned choral conductor Zimfira Poloz came by to talk about the Hamilton Children's Choir. Under her direction this choir has won prizes all over the world. Her passion and idealism for developing children's voices--and their confidence--as she creates a choir out of hundreds of individual children, will move you to an open-throated song of joy.
Keywords: Kazakhstan; Koktem; Hamilton Children's Choir; the Phonopedic method of voice development; choral championships; Basque language preservation